A war shield, Asmat height 84in
Lot 5007
An Asmat war shield
Sold for US$ 1,159 inc. premium
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Melanesia Property of various owners
An Asmat war shield
Irian Jaya, from the Casuarina Coast (Schneebaum’s area “A”), the shield rendered with a lattice of opposing hooks, a human figure carved at the top, the reverse with classical double handle (found only in this region) and zig-zag motifs.
length 84in
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